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    нибудь, либо, кое

    What is the difference between кто-нибудь, кто-либо?

    To my understanding, they both mean "anyone".

    And also, what is the difference between кто-то and кое-кто?

    Don't they both mean someone?

    Is there a situation where you would use one over the other?

    Thanks

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    I think that кто-либо, кое-то are poetic and are not used frequently.
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    I think кто-либо also implys an idea of "various people" as well an anybody.
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    Кто-то = Someone
    Кое-кто = A certain someone, as in Mom: Bobby, a certain someone called you. You know who! Кое-кто позвонил...
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    Кто-нибудь = кто-либо.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Кто-нибудь = кто-либо.
    really?? I thought the second one would be prefered for questions only
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    Quote Originally Posted by krobatshov
    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Кто-нибудь = кто-либо.
    really?? I thought the second one would be prefered for questions only
    Not all the time.
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